Keys earns upset at Bank of the West Classic

American teenager Madison Keys beat No. 8 seed Magalena

Rybarikova 6-2, 6-2, in the first round of the Bank of the West

Classic on Monday.

Keys won 70 percent of her first serve points and beat

Rybarikova for the second time in three matches.

Sorana Cirstea, the only other seeded player appearing on

opening day, beat Ayumi Morita 6-2, 6-2.

Cirstea, seeded fifth, played a clean match with few unforced

errors and no double faults.

In other first-round matches, Belarus’ Govortsova downed

Germany’s Julia Goerges, 7-6 (2), 6-2; Italian Francesca Schiavone

topped American Mallory Burdette 7-5, 6-3; and Sweden’s Stefanie

Voegele bettered wild card Ajla Tomljanovic of Croatia 6-4,

6-0.